DescriptionCity of Villains is both the first expansion for City of Heroes, and a standalone game. In it, you can play a villain, rob banks and fight heroes, all while advancing your own schemes. You can also form Strike Forces to take out heroic threats, create Villain Groups and make hidden lairs and headquarters.
City of Villains is an MMOG, and requires an Internet connection and a monthly charge.
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- "恶棍城市" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
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|GameSpy||Nov 15, 2005||90|
|Game Informer Magazine||Jan, 2006||8.75 out of 10||88|
|1UP||Nov 04, 2005||8.5 out of 10||85|
|GameSpot||Nov 16, 2005||8.2 out of 10||82|
|Maximum PC||Feb 23, 2006||8 out of 10||80|
|IGN||Nov 18, 2005||8 out of 10||80|
|GameStar (Germany)||Dec, 2005||78 out of 100||78|
|Game Watcher||Dec 01, 2005||7.8 out of 10||78|
|PC Games (Germany)||Nov 28, 2005||78 out of 100||78|
|Diehard GameFan||Nov 03, 2005||7.5 out of 10||75|
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ReferencesThe game has an Arachnos soldier NPC with the name "Jenkins". He usually keeps getting himself captured and you have to rescue him. As confirmed by the game's developer, this is a nod to the Leeroy Jenkins phenomenon from World of Warcraft. You can find out more about it in the related links of the World of Warcraft game entry.
Universe mergeIn July 2008 NCsoft announced the complete merger of its City of Heroes and City of Villains titles into one game universe. Current subscribers who only had one of the titles received access to the features of both games, and new sales grant access to both.
- 2011 – #5 Top Superhero PC Game (together with City of Heroes)
Related Web Sites
- City of Heroes Community website (Website of the main game. Includes additional resources of the game)
- City of Villains Community Site (Resources, image gallery, forum...)
- CoH Stratics (Part of the Stratics network for City of Heroes and City of Villains. Probably the most complete resource site.)